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1. heiress

noun. ['ˈɛrəs'] a female heir.

Synonyms

  • heritor
  • inheritor
  • inheritrix
  • heir

Antonyms

  • heir presumptive

Etymology

  • -ess (English)
  • -esse (French)
  • heir (English)
  • heres (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you pronounce heiress?

Pronounce heiress as ˈɛrəs.

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Example sentences of the word heiress


1. Noun, singular or mass
The heiress Linnet Ridgeway Doyle boards the cruise steamer Karnak with her new husband Simon.

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